Recent Posts tagged with Firehouse Productions

Tech Focus: Augmented Crowd Sound, Part 1 —A Category of Dedicated Sound Systems Is Born

Created last year in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the new category of augmented crowd sound has spawned new ways of putting that sound into sports arenas and stadiums that require virtual crowd noise. New sound systems have to be able to propagate specific sounds — which can cover particular areas of the frequency spectrum […]  More

Riedel Bolero, Artist Intercom Ecosystem Keeps NBA Bubble Productions Connected

Riedel’s Bolero wireless intercom and Artist digital matrix intercom solutions are providing an extensive communications backbone for the 2020 NBA Bubble in Orlando, FL. Located within Walt Disney World, the NBA Bubble is a strict isolation zone created to allow the 2019-2020 basketball season to continue while protecting NBA players from COVID-19. Firehouse Productions deployed […]  More

NBA Returns: New Category of A1 Makes Fan-Free Stands Come Alive

As sports restart under the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re doing so largely without any fans in the stands. But there is still plenty of cheering and other sound from home-team boosters, virtual as it may be, and that’s thanks to an elaborate concatenation of technologies and fingers emulating the noises that would have been supplied by […]  More

NBA Returns: Virtual Crowd-Noise Mix Is Complex and Authentic

Perhaps no sport lives and dies by the intensity of its crowd reactions as much as basketball. With triple-digit game scores as close as a single point with tenths of a second left on the clock, crowd reactions can literally influence the outcome of games. That fact confronted the folks figuring out how to re-create […]  More

Shure Wireless Are Microphones of Choice During NBA All-Star Weekend

With three days of events on a sprawling campus around the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, the NBA All-Star Game weekend was a huge challenge for Firehouse Productions. Highlights included the Rising Stars game on Friday night; the slam dunk, 3-point, and skills challenges on All-Star Saturday Night; and the 67th NBA All-Star Game […]  More

Live From NBA All-Star: Turner Sports Deploys Three-Point-Shot Tracking, Pylon Cam, Evolving Truck Compound

This weekend, NBA All-Star festivities once again serve as a showcase for Turner Sports’ tech-savvy production efforts on the hardcourt. As the gem of Turner’s annual NBA calendar for more than decade and a half, All-Star Weekend continues to be a launch pad for next-gen technology and production workflows. This year in Los Angeles, Turner’s […]  More

UK Band Chooses Yamaha PM10 Digital Audio Console For North American Tour

Formed in Bath, UK in 1981, Tears for Fears continues to bring their brand of pop music to audiences around the world, most recently appearing with Halls & Oates this past summer on a 29-city North American tour performing everything from “Shout” to “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”. The pop duo’s monitor engineer, George […]  More

Shure Wireless Systems Drive NBA All-Star Weekend

With two basketball venues, a large outdoor fan festival, and three days of live broadcasts on TNT, ESPN, and NBA TV, the NBA All-Star Game weekend in New Orleans was a huge audio and RF challenge. For the fourth consecutive year, Firehouse Productions handled the wide-ranging audio, wireless, and intercom needs for the league’s signature […]  More

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